Manufacturer believes Goodyear's interest will help renew pursuit of zeppelin technology
German airship manufacturer Zeppelin Luftschifftechnik says it has made a breakthrough as the leading company in its field, following a major order by the Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. However, it concedes that, overall, zeppelin use remains flat. Goodyear recently decided to replace its three U.S.-based aging blimps with three zeppelins. The airships, to be stationed in Akron, Ohio; Miami and Los Angeles, will take on the advertising roles performed by their predecessors. ...
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